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04-15-2013, 09:38 PM
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Originally Posted by patrick View Post
Isles would trade Strome for Schneider in a heartbeat.

Strome could be a great player down the line but the Isles are reliant on a keeper pushing forty years old and Snow loves Americans, Swiss and guys with ties to New England and Schneider is all three.

How about Strome, DeHaan and Dipietro (who Vancouver can afford to amnesty buyout) for Schneider and a #5pick?
Isles would not 'trade Strome for Schneider in a heartbeat'.

Isles are faced with 2 top 6 forward spots, that the local press says Snow hopes can be filled internally: 1st line rw and 2nd line center.

With Moulson scheduled to become a ufa in 2014, Snow may have another 1st line spot open.

Nabokov's 37, not pushing 40. Local press reported a) Isles most skilled goalie prospect was diagnosed with a B12 issue, but is expected to fully recover and b) Snow wants to sign Nabby to an extension.

Isles will either pay Dipietro's $1.5m per buyout, like they paid Yashin's buyout, Witt's buyout and Bates buyout. With Wang looking to sell the team, he's not on the hook for that $1.5m. The next owner will be.

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